Analysis of Post-graduate Research in the Department of Physical Education, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Gitonga, E. L.
Njorarai, W. W. S.
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This paper analyses post-graduate studies conducted in the department of physical education of Kenyatta University with a view to establishing their contribution to sports growth and development in Kenya. A total of 19 research studies conducted in the department between 1990 and 2002 were subjected to content analysis. Findings indicated that majority 6 (31.57%) of the studies centred on match analysis, 7 (36.84%) of the studies had derived their subjects from sports clubs, and soccer is the most 3 (30%) researched aspect sport. Questionnaires were extensively used for data collection. It is recommended that the department needs to focus on performance-oriented research, diversify areas of research and increase the enrollment of post-graduate students and teaching staff.